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Old 04-22-2018, 11:48 AM
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Flickr Acquired By SmugMug

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Flickr, the once red-hot online-photo sharing community, withered under the ownership of Yahoo and lost its sheen to close rivals in the market. The pioneering online social platform, that hosted photos long before it became a trend, has teamed up with SmugMug, another professional photo hosting company.

SmugMug, an independent, family-owned, subscription-based photo-sharing firm, has bought Flickr for an undisclosed amount from Verizonís digital media subsidiary Oath, according to a report from USA Today...
Can Flickr Revive Itself After Getting Acquired By SmugMug?

What do you think? Can SmugMug revive Flickr?
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My guess is that being in the valley, smugmug will definitely find a way to make flickr profitable, and secure in it's own space so to speak, but I don't really see it becoming a fore front social media or brand again... Not with the current trends in platforms and traffic.
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Jack I don't think Flickr is in direct competition with social media. At least they would not be if they concentrated on their core business. Maybe they just lost their way for a bit.
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Jack I don't think Flickr is in direct competition with social media. At least they would not be if they concentrated on their core business. Maybe they just lost their way for a bit.
I wasn't trying exactly to say its in competition for traffic with social media per say, more like that sites like flickr, deviantart, pinterest are some what of a social media of some sort.
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I wasn't trying exactly to say its in competition for traffic with social media per say, more like that sites like flickr, deviantart, pinterest are some what of a social media of some sort.
I can agree with that.
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